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VesselA556405-0
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Roughly oval, with raised, oval-shaped portion in center. According to Dr. Henry B. Collins: "labret-shaped with the appearance of a Norse repair patch for a steatite vessel." Probably Dorset paleoeskimo. Found in collection.

Culture
Eskimo and Canadian
Made in
Labrador, Canada
Holding Institution
National Museum of Natural History
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KnifeA556401-0
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Both ends rounded. Tapers to width of .4 cm. Triangular in profile. 18th century Labrador Inuit. Found in collection.

Culture
Eskimo and Canadian
Made in
Labrador, Canada
Holding Institution
National Museum of Natural History
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Harpoon foreshaft socketA556393-0
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18th century Labrador Inuit. Found in collection. Roughly rectangular with rounded end. Holes carved in both ends. Oval in cross-section.

Culture
Eskimo and Canadian
Made in
Labrador, Canada
Holding Institution
National Museum of Natural History
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Ulu knife handleA556386-0
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18th century Labrador Inuit. Found in collection. Roughly t-shaped. Shaft is thin and spatulate-ended with three iron nails through holes and a number of empty holes. Cross piece is hemispherical. Shaft is inserted into a hole in center of cross piece and attached with wooden? peg.

Culture
Eskimo and Canadian
Made in
Labrador, Canada
Holding Institution
National Museum of Natural History
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Soapstone VesselA556403-0
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Broken into two pieces. Partial miniature steatite (soapstone) vessel. Piece 1 measures: 3.2 cm. L x 2.4 cm. W. Piece 2 measures: 2.9 cm. L x 2.2 cm. W. From either Dorset paleoeskimo or 18th century Labrador Inuit component. Found in collection.

Culture
Eskimo and Canadian
Made in
Labrador, Canada
Holding Institution
National Museum of Natural History
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Harpoon finger restA556398-0
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Hole in one end. 18th century Labrador Inuit. Found in collection.

Culture
Eskimo and Canadian
Made in
Labrador, Canada
Holding Institution
National Museum of Natural History
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Copper/brass knife?A556410-0
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Rectangular piece of cut brass or copper, possibly knife. 18th century Labrador Inuit. Found in collection.

Culture
Eskimo and Canadian
Made in
Labrador, Canada
Holding Institution
National Museum of Natural History
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Bone ScraperA556394-0
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Roughly rectangular, tapers to width of 3.23 cm. Flat (.3 cm thick) except where one longitudinal side curves over to form thickness of 1.03 cm. Two holes along this curved side. Broken in two pieces. Glued together with A556396. 18th century Labrador Inuit. Found in collection. For reference to jaw scraper see: Bird, Junius Archaeology of the Hopedale Area, Archaeological Papers, American Museum of Natural History, Vol. 39, 1945, pgs. 158-159, Fig. 25f.

Culture
Eskimo and Canadian
Made in
Labrador, Canada
Holding Institution
National Museum of Natural History
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Lamp?A556404-0
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Partial, possibly piece of miniature steatite (soapstone) lamp. Probably 18th century Labrador Inuit component. Found in collection.

Culture
Eskimo and Canadian
Made in
Labrador, Canada
Holding Institution
National Museum of Natural History
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Harpoon head with iron end-bladeA556409-0
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Harpoon head with iron blade, inserted into ivory piece, with hole in side for attachment of cord. 18th century Labrador Inuit. Found in collection.

Culture
Eskimo and Canadian
Made in
Labrador, Canada
Holding Institution
National Museum of Natural History
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